Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, 2278 [E6-318]

Download as PDF 2278 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2006 / Notices From Through 10/1/04 .............. 4/1/05 ................ 10/1/05 .............. published elsewhere in today’s Federal Register. Tables showing the assumptions applicable to prior periods 5 are codified in appendix B to 29 CFR 6 part 4044. Interest rate (percent) 3/31/05 9/30/05 3/31/06 7 Underpayments and Overpayments of Multiemployer Withdrawal Liability Section 4219.32(b) of the PBGC’s regulation on Notice, Collection, and Redetermination of Withdrawal Liability (29 CFR part 4219) specifies the rate at which a multiemployer plan is to charge or credit interest on underpayments and overpayments of withdrawal liability under section 4219 of ERISA unless an applicable plan provision provides otherwise. For interest accruing during any calendar quarter, the specified rate is the average quoted prime rate on short-term commercial loans for the fifteenth day (or the next business day if the fifteenth day is not a business day) of the month preceding the beginning of the quarter, as reported by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Statistical Release H.15 (‘‘Selected Interest Rates’’). The rate for the first quarter (January through March) of 2006 (i.e., the rate reported for December 15, 2005) is 7.25 percent. The following table lists the withdrawal liability underpayment and overpayment interest rates for the specified time periods: From Through hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 1/1/00 ................ 4/1/00 ................ 7/1/00 ................ 4/1/01 ................ 7/1/01 ................ 10/1/01 .............. 1/1/02 ................ 1/1/03 ................ 10/1/03 .............. 10/1/04 .............. 1/1/05 ................ 4/1/05 ................ 7/1/05 ................ 10/1/05 .............. 1/1/06 ................ Interest rate (percent) 3/31/00 6/30/00 3/31/01 6/30/01 9/30/01 12/31/01 12/31/02 9/30/03 9/30/04 12/31/04 3/31/05 6/30/05 9/30/05 12/31/05 3/31/06 8.50 8.75 9.50 8.50 7.00 6.50 4.75 4.25 4.00 4.50 5.25 5.50 6.00 6.50 7.25 Multiemployer Plan Valuations Following Mass Withdrawal The PBGC’s regulation on Duties of Plan Sponsor Following Mass Withdrawal (29 CFR part 4281) prescribes the use of interest assumptions under the PBGC’s regulation on Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer Plans (29 CFR part 4044). The interest assumptions applicable to valuation dates in February 2006 under part 4044 are contained in an amendment to part 4044 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:41 Jan 12, 2006 Jkt 208001 Issued in Washington, DC, on this 9th day of January 2006. Vincent K. Snowbarger, Deputy Executive Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. [FR Doc. 06–328 Filed 1–12–06; 8:45 am] RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review Summary: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has submitted the following proposal(s) for the collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval. Summary of Proposal(s) (1) Collection title: Employers Quarterly Report of Contributions Under the RUIA. (2) Form(s) submitted: DC–1. (3) OMB Number: 3220–0012. (4) Expiration date of current OMB clearance: March 31, 2006. (5) Type of request: Extension of a currently approved collection. (6) Respondents: Business or other for-profit. (7) Estimated annual number of respondents: 540. (8) Total annual responses: 2,160. (9) Total annual reporting hours: 900. (10) Collection description: Railroad employers are required to make contributions to the Railroad Unemployment Insurance fund quarterly or annually equal to a percentage of the creditable compensation paid to each employee. The information furnished on the report accompanying the remittance is used to determine correctness of the amount paid. Additional Information or Comments: Copies of the forms and supporting documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency clearance officer (312–751–3363) or Charles.Mierzwa@rrb.gov. Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed to Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611–2092 or Ronald.Hodapp@rrb.gov and to the OMB Desk Officer for the RRB, at the Office of Management and Budget, Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Charles Mierzwa, Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–318 Filed 1–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [File No. 1–11535] BILLING CODE 7708–01–P PO 00000 Room 10230, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Sfmt 4703 Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, To Withdraw Its Common Stock, $.01 Par Value, From Listing and Registration on the Pacific Exchange, Inc. January 6, 2006. On December 20, 2005, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, a Delaware corporation (‘‘Issuer’’), filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 12d2–2(d) thereunder,2 to withdraw its common stock, $.01 par value (‘‘Security’’), from listing and registration on the Pacific Exchange, Inc. (‘‘PCX’’). The Board of Directors (‘‘Board’’) of the Issuer approved resolutions on December 8, 2005 to withdraw the Security from PCX. The Issuer stated that the Board decided to withdraw the Security from PCX because the benefits of continued listing on PCX do not outweigh the incremental cost of the listing fees and the administrative burden associated with listing on PCX. The Issuer stated that the Security is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (‘‘NYSE’’) and will continue to list on NYSE. The Issuer stated in its application that it has complied with applicable rules of PCX by complying with all applicable laws in the State of Delaware, the state in which the Issuer is incorporated, and by providing PCX with the required documents governing the withdrawal of securities from listing and registration on PCX. The Issuer’s application relates solely to the withdrawal of the Security from listing on PCX and shall not affect its continued listing on NYSE or its obligation to be registered under Section 12(b) of the Act.3 Any interested person may, on or before February 1, 2006, comment on the facts bearing upon whether the 1 15 U.S.C. 78l(d). CFR 240.12d2–2(d). 3 15 U.S.C. 78l(b). 2 17 E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 9 (Friday, January 13, 2006)]
[Notices]
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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD


Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review

    Summary: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has submitted 
the following proposal(s) for the collection of information to the 
Office of Management and Budget for review and approval.

Summary of Proposal(s)

    (1) Collection title: Employers Quarterly Report of Contributions 
Under the RUIA.
    (2) Form(s) submitted: DC-1.
    (3) OMB Number: 3220-0012.
    (4) Expiration date of current OMB clearance: March 31, 2006.
    (5) Type of request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    (6) Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    (7) Estimated annual number of respondents: 540.
    (8) Total annual responses: 2,160.
    (9) Total annual reporting hours: 900.
    (10) Collection description: Railroad employers are required to 
make contributions to the Railroad Unemployment Insurance fund 
quarterly or annually equal to a percentage of the creditable 
compensation paid to each employee. The information furnished on the 
report accompanying the remittance is used to determine correctness of 
the amount paid.
    Additional Information or Comments: Copies of the forms and 
supporting documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency 
clearance officer (312-751-3363) or Charles.Mierzwa@rrb.gov.
    Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed 
to Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, 
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2092 or Ronald.Hodapp@rrb.gov and to the OMB 
Desk Officer for the RRB, at the Office of Management and Budget, Room 
10230, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

Charles Mierzwa,
Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-318 Filed 1-12-06; 8:45 am]
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